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Western Southwest Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
32-18 5-5 W1
26-25 3-7 L1
26-25 1-9 L8
14-36 1-9 L5
12-38 2-8 W1

2022 Stats

STATS MPG
Minutes Per Game
PPG
Points Per Game
FG%
Field Goal Percentage
RPG
Rebounds Per Game
APG
Assists Per Game
Regular Season 18.8 6.6 42.0 2.8 0.9

Top Ziaire Williams News

  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Starting in place of Bane

    Williams will start Friday's game in Minnesota, Damichael Cole of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

    Williams will draw his second start of the season with Desmond Bane (knee) out. In his only other start, Williams posted 13 points (6-9 FG) across 28 minutes during a 130-112 win over the Pacers. The second-year wing figures to see a similar role against the Timberwolves.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Will play Friday

    Williams (illness) will play Friday against the Lakers, Damichael Cole of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

    Williams was initially listed as questionable with a non-COVID illness, but the aliment ultimately won't impact his availability Friday. Over his past seven appearances, the second-year forward has averaged 9.1 points and 1.9 rebounds in 20.4 minutes per game.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Questionable for Friday

    Williams (non-COVID illness) is listed as questionable for Friday's contest against the Lakers.

    Williams has seen a decent workload recently, averaging 21.5 minutes over the Grizzlies' last six games. Over that stretch, the forward is averaging 8.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists. If Williams is unable to play Friday, expect John Konchar to see an increased role.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Returns to second unit

    Williams will come of the bench for Monday's game against the Suns, Rob Fischer of Bally Sports Southeast reports.

    Williams received his first start of the season Saturday with Dillon Brooks (ankle) sidelined, recording 13 points in 28 minutes of action. in the four games leading up to his spot start, Williams averaged 11.3 points and 2.0 rebounds across 20.3 minutes.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Starting Saturday

    Williams will enter the starting five for Saturday's meeting with the Pacers, Dustin Dopirak of The Indianapolis Star reports.

    Williams will draw the start in place of Dillon Brooks (ankle), joining Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Jaren Jackson and Steven Adams in the first unit. Saturday's contest will mark Williams' first start of the campaign and makes him worth a look as a streaming option considering he has scored at least nine points in each of his last four contests despite playing just 20.3 minutes.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Suits up Wednesday

    Williams (knee) is active for Wednesday's game versus Charlotte.

    Williams missed the last two games with right knee soreness, but he should be available to play a minor role off the bench Wednesday.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Considered questionable

    Williams (knee) is questionable for Wednesday's matchup against the Hornets.

    Williams has been sidelined for back-to-back contests due to right knee soreness and is in jeopardy of missing a third. However, his absence hasn't significantly impacted Memphis' rotation, so his availability shouldn't be overly concerning for fantasy managers.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Ruled out Sunday

    Williams (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Kings.

    Williams was ruled out from Saturday's game due to right knee soreness and was listed as doubtful a few hours before tip-off, so his absence here isn't all that surprising. His absence won't affect many fantasy rosters due to his lesser role off the bench, and Williams' next chance to play will come Wednesday at Charlotte.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Doubtful to face Kings

    Williams (knee) is doubtful to play Sunday against the Kings.

    Williams was ruled out from Saturday's game due to right knee soreness, and the same injury might keep him out of Sunday's contest as well. He's missed a big chunk of the season due to injuries and has not produced a lot when available, so his potential absence shouldn't affect many fantasy rosters.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Dealing with knee injury

    Williams has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Pelicans due to right knee soreness.

    Williams missed the first 24 games of the season and has been playing off the bench in recent weeks, but he's back on the shelf due to a knee injury. His next chance to play will come Sunday against the Kings.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Makes season debut

    Williams (knee) played 19 minutes off the bench in Wednesday's 123-102 win over the Thunder, finishing with four points (2-9 FG, 0-4 3Pt), six rebounds, three assists and two steals.

    Some poor shooting took a bigger night off the table for Williams, who was available for the first time in 2022-23 after he was shut down in the preseason with right patellar tendinitis. With Desmond Bane (toe) likely to be sidelined for at least another month, Williams could have the opportunity to seize hold of a larger role on the wing once he's further removed from the knee injury. John Konchar, David Roddy and Jake LaRavia (foot) represent Williams' primary competition for minutes.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Expected to play Wednesday

    Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said there's a "pretty good chance" Williams (knee) will play in Wednesday's game against the Thunder, Damichael Cole of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

    Williams will likely make his season debut Wednesday after missing the start of the 2022-23 campaign with right knee tendinitis. Fantasy managers should expect Williams to be eased back into the Grizzlies' rotation in his first few games back.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Active Wednesday

    Williams (knee) is active Wednesday against the Thunder.

    Williams will finally be available to make his season debut after nursing right knee tendinitis to start the campaign. The forward averaged 8.1 points and 2.1 rebounds across 62 games played last year with the Grizzlies.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Questionable to make season debut

    Williams (knee) is questionable to play in Wednesday's game against the Thunder.

    Williams has yet to make his season debut due to right knee tendinitis. However, Wednesday marks the first game this year that Williams has received a questionable tag, so even if the second-year forward can't play against the Thunder, he appears close to making his return.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Ruled out

    Williams (knee) won't play in Monday's game against Miami.

    Williams has been dealing with right knee tendinitis and has yet to take the floor this season. His next chance to return arrives Wednesday against Oklahoma City.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Considered doubtful for Monday

    Williams (knee) is doubtful for Monday's matchup against the Heat.

    While Williams is unlikely to play Monday, the doubtful designation is an encouraging sign, as it's the first time he's being listed as something other than out this season. The second-year forward will likely remain sidelined against Miami, but he could make his season debut Wednesday against the Thunder or Friday against the Pistons.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Doing 5-on-5 drills

    Coach Taylor Jenkins said Friday that Williams (knee) has recently returned to 5-on-5 drills, Damichael Cole of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

    Williams has yet to make his season debut due to right knee tendinitis but appears close to taking the floor. Given the severity of the injury, the team will continue to ease Williams along, but it's certainly encouraging to see him more active at practice.

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  • Grizzlies' Ziaire Williams: Still sidelined

    Williams will not make his debut Friday against Philadelphia as he continues to deal with patellar tendinitis in his right knee.

    On Oct. 26, Williams was given a 4-to-6 week timeline to return, putting Friday's contest at just over five weeks in. Considering we have not received any further updates, fantasy managers shouldn't rely on a timely return from Williams.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-9, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Lancaster, CA
Age: 21
School: Stanford
Experience: 1